Urinary incontinence is a medical condition characterized by the inability to control the release of urine from the bladder. It can occur due to a variety of factors including nerve damage, muscle weakness, urinary tract infections, and certain medications. Symptoms can range from minor leakage to complete loss of bladder control. There are several types of urinary incontinence including stress incontinence, urge incontinence, mixed incontinence, overflow incontinence, and functional incontinence. Treatment options include pelvic muscle exercises, medication, bladder training, and lifestyle changes. In severe cases, surgery may be recommended.« Back to Glossary Index
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